Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 203 211
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -16
Contract jobs citing SAML 8 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.38% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
North West median daily rate £413 £450 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +0.28% +26.41%
10th Percentile £294 £385 £377
90th Percentile £450 £495 £635
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £33.64
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.12

SAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,742 1,827 2,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.66% 30.93% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 1,269 1,318
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £523
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 87
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +44.44%
10th Percentile £17.90 £20.00 £16.66
90th Percentile £45.00 £51.67 £47.13
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the North West

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAML in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in the North West

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in the North West over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in the North West

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +11 4 £413 +3.13%
Cheshire -8 2 - -
Manchester +11 1 £425 - 1
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAML.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Mocha
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) Redis
3 3 (37.50%) Express
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Nunjucks
4 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 2 (25.00%) Behavioural Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) HipChat
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
1 3 (37.50%) Mocha
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (12.50%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Express
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) Nunjucks
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) OAuth
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Behavioural Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Case Management
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Market Research
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec